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Committee Members – Calgary Sport & Major Events Committee (WR: 699)

Alberta, Calgary
Posted 6 months ago

Pekarsky & Co. is pleased to once again be partnering with the Calgary Sport & Major Events Committee (the “CSME”) as they seek to recruit 4 to 5 volunteer committee members for their advisory committee in 2023, as well as create a pipeline of applicants for future appointment years.

About the CSME

The CSME is an advisory committee to both the City of Calgary and the Board of Tourism Calgary.

The CSME provides strategic direction, advice and due diligence to the Tourism Calgary Board and management in the proactive process of selecting, evaluating and attracting major sport and culture events for Calgary. Based on its event selection priorities and criteria, committee members help evaluate and recommend bid initiatives and events for potential investment. Committee members also help open doors and champion collaborative efforts to bid for major events using their own personal and professional networks and spheres of influence across Calgary and beyond. From Nitro Rallycross to Special Olympics Canada to the CCMAs to the Snow Rodeo, the CSME helps shape the major event calendar for the City of Calgary.

Qualifications Required

For this year’s recruitment, the CSME is seeking high-profile and respected community and thought leaders in Calgary, who can leverage their personal brand and credibility, as well as broad network, for the greater good of the city and the CSME.

In addition, the CSME is also seeking individuals who bring proven executive-level experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Indigenous relations
  • Sport sector or creative industry leadership and governance
  • Consumer brand activation and/or corporate sponsorship

If you’d like more information on this opportunity to play a pivotal role in helping Calgary evaluate, attract and win bids for major sport and cultural events, please click here for the full position description.

Diversity & Inclusion

Promoting diverse and inclusive boards and committees is a top priority for Tourism Calgary and the CSME. We are seeking applicants with diverse backgrounds, networks, perspectives, expertise and personal attributes to ensure diversity of thought on the CSME.

To apply

If you meet the qualifications required, we’d love to receive an application from you. To apply, please submit a document containing both (i) a cover letter indicating your interest and background; and (ii) your current resume via the “Apply online” feature below. A member of our team will be in touch once your application has been reviewed.

Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2023.

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